Today’s read comes from Chad Felix Greene, a political and social writer who has written and illustrated Jewish children’s books and writes for online publications, including the Huffington Post.
As we bicker over how the government can best use our money, we must remember that genuine charity comes from the hearts and actions of individuals, not faceless agencies. The solution is never to align yourself under the protection of a government that sees you as part of a budget. But the Right must also never forget its instinct to give when needed due to principled views on personal responsibility and financial planning. Anyone could need help at any time, and while we do well to preach the values of self-reliance, we must also remember the fragility of our society and that many things are difficult to plan for.
Read the entire piece here.